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5 Crazy Plays By A Shortstop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.

07/30/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

David Wright (credit: Getty Images)

Wright Ignites 7th-Inning Rally, Mets Top Braves 4-1

The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.

07/10/2014

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets sends the ball to first in an attempt to pick off B.J. Upton #2 of the Atlanta Braves in the first inning on July 8, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

DeGrom Strikes Out 11 In 7 Shutout Innings, Mets Top Braves

Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.

07/09/2014

Yankees catcher Brian McCann (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Braves’ Coach Pendleton: McCann ‘Will Never Be Comfortable’ In New York

Terry Pendleton knows a thing or two about hitting. He also knows Brian McCann better than most. The Atlanta Braves’ first base coach says he’s not convinced the Yankees’ high-priced catcher will ever feel at ease playing in the Bronx.

07/08/2014

Fredi Gonzalez (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Braves’ Gonzalez Rips Controversial Replay Reversal Vs. Mets

Not long after the Braves blew a late lead for Mike Minor, manager Fredi Gonzalez nearly blew his top.

07/08/2014

Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets celebrates his 11th inning game-winning base hit against the Atlanta Braves while running to first base as teammate Juan Lagares #12 scores the run at Citi Field on July 7, 2014.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tejada Lifts Mets Over Braves 4-3 In 11 Innings

Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, Curtis Granderson hit a tying homer in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Monday night.

07/08/2014

Bergen County, New Jersey native Tommy La Stella has returned to the Tri-State Area as the Atlanta Braves take on the Mets. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Native Tommy La Stella Comes Home To Take On The Mets, As An Atlanta Brave

From the minors to the Major Leagues, a baseball player from New Jersey has been afforded the opportunity to live his dream.

07/07/2014

Eric Young, Jr. #22 of the New York Mets scores on a fourth inning sacrifice fly against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 2, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Sweep Mets, Leave Them At 11 Games Below .500

Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

07/02/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the New York Mets pitches in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Streaking Braves Dart Past Mets 5-4

Andrelton Simmons’ two-run single in Atlanta’s three-run fourth helped the streaking Braves beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday night.

07/01/2014

Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets hits a sacrifice fly in the third inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Mets Commit 3 Errors, Lose To Braves 5-3

Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta’s comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.

06/30/2014

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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?

06/25/2014

Cole Swindell (Warner Music Nashville)

Musicians + Sports: Cole Swindell On Representing All Things (And Teams) Atlanta, Georgia

The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.

06/02/2014

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Top Braves 4-3 In 14 On Granderson Sacrifice Fly

Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.

04/21/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets tags out Justin Upton #8 of the Atlanta Braves at home in the eighth inning on April 18, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

1 Hit For Mets As They Lose To Braves 6-0

Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright’s two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

04/18/2014

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